San Francisco Giants to Sign Top Draft Picks Chris Shaw and Jalen Miller
Some good news for Giants fans while the team is mired in a nine game home losing streak — the Giants have agreed to terms with their second 1st round draft pick Chris Shaw (31st overall) and their 3rd round draft pick Jalen Miller (95th overall). Shaw agreed upon a $1.4 million signing bonus, a savings for the team of $485,000 below the slot value for the pick. Meanwhile, Jalen Miller agreed to a $1.1 million signing bonus, approximately $500,000 more than the slot value for his spot in the draft.
With Giants having received two first round draft picks and signing Jalen Miller, who the four main pre-draft raters ranked between 35th and 60th overall (just slightly better than Chris Shaw), this could be a very productive draft year for the Orange and Black. Now it’s just a matter of signing Phil Bickford (18th overall) and second round pick Andrew Suarez (61st overall), and the Giants can start developing this handful of promising young prospects.